November 1, 2011 /
In Nepal, activist groups are working with the government to keep young women in school by helping them avoid early marriage.
October 31, 2011 /
Child marriages are common in Nepal, particularly among the poor. But the practice carries with it devastating consequences for young girls’ health and well-being.
October 10, 2011 /
The Washington Post
Millions of children from around the world celebrated Global Handwashing Day, an effort to raise awareness about importance of good hygiene.
September 27, 2011 /
Early marriage is still a common practice in Nepal and for women, this often means the end of their education and the beginning of life working in the fields.
September 12, 2011 /
After reports of fraudulent adoption practices, new U.S policy has suspended adoption of Nepalese children, leaving them and their adoptive parents in limbo.
August 15, 2011 /
Roads, buildings, and police posts were destroyed in the Dolakha district of Nepal during the Maoist insurgency. But the area has now begun to show improvements in infrastructure and healthcare.
August 12, 2011 /
Women who consider themselves feminists in Nepal are often looked down upon because their ideas don't conform with traditional values.
August 8, 2011 /
Journalists trek through mountains to interview a young mother of three who married at age fourteen. Later they board a bus for the return trip–quickly discovering it is "a horrible decision."
August 8, 2011 /
A reporting trip to explore the effects of child marriage on maternal mortality leads reporters from the traffic-clogged streets of Kathmandu to the lush mountains of the Dolakha region.
July 29, 2011
In Nepal, child marriage affects every aspect of a girl’s life, from her education prospects to her physical and mental health to her chances for escaping poverty.